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held for the man who was shot and killed at the hands of the south carolina police officer. it's the handshake that's making history. president obama and raul castro meeting face-to-face in an effort to restore diplomatic ties. but first everybody is going to love this one. meteorologist chris sowers has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. >> reporter: it's called sunshine, enjoy it. here's the live view looking at the temple universal camera. it will be a nice day but there will be a breeze blowing from time to time. if you're doing a round of golf or tennis, it may not be a perfect day for that, as the wind may ruin your shots. but it's a huge improvement from the last several days. wednesday's high, 44. lots of clouds and drizzle. thursday worse 43. normally we should be around
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62 degrees. we got closer to the mark on friday. this is a late day high. today we're sitting at 58 degrees, warm are than yesterday. with that sunshine we should shoot up into the 60s. reading, 53. allentown, 52. note the winds out of the west. dover, 57. sea isle city, 53. there's the frontal system right there it's the kicker that got all the cloud cover and drizzle out of here. clear skies to the west that will set up a gorgeous weekend. 62 degrees that's the forecasted high, sunny and breezy. tomorrow looks good, as well. there's more rain unfortunately in the forecast as we get into monday night and tuesday i'll talk about that when i see you in a little bit. developing a nasty minute minute -- minivan crash is causing a jam up. the mini minivan flipped several
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times. four people were taken to the hospital. police have closed two northbound lanes in newark while they investigate this wreck. new overnight a man was hit by a car on broad street in north philadelphia. a toyota and mercedes collided in the 6000 block of north broad. the impact sent the toyota careening into the man on to the sidewalk. the man and the driver of the toyota were taken to einstein medical center. the woman driving the suv is okay. broad street north was closed for the investigation. it is reopened. at this point no word who is to blame. new this morning, an suv rolled over on the schuylkill expressway near city avenue. police say the driver was drunk. "action news" was there as pennsylvania state police troopers roferred a flask of -- recovered a flask of alcohol from the suv. the driver is okay, but he faces
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a dui charge. funeral services are being held today for walter scott the black man who was gunned down while running from a white police officer in south carolina. scott was pulled over for driving with a broken taillight. police and attorney for slager say scott was shot during a tussal over the gun. but video recorded by a witness shows slager firing 8 shots at scott as he tried to runaway. slager has been fired and charge with murder. four people in their 70s and # -- 80s have been found dead from a carbon monoxide poisoning. the oldest victim was found next to a running car in the garage. the death comes on the heals of our carbon monoxide exposures that killed ten people on the
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eastern seaboard. a long time employee of the delaware county da office has been charged with stealing $100,000 from the office. mary lynch sure rendered yesterday. chad perdelli has the details. >> this is a case of betrayal. >> reporter: delaware county attorney general jack whalan said mary lynch stole $100,000 over two years buying tickets to concerts and sporting events. these are photos from her facebook page that aided in the investigation. >> she salt in the front row of the flyers game and these flyers tickets were purchased on stub hub, when i believe the purchase price each was approximately # hundred dollars. lynch was a 29 year employee of the da's office, the money stolen was forfeited funds
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money seized from drug dealers and used to help pay for law enforcement. she forged and altered documents to conceal the crime. investigators say a search of the home uncovered bob dylan and taylor swift concert tickets and roughly $60,000 in cash which she claims is her boyfriends. the attorney general's office and private auditor reviews the account annually but they did not uncover the alleged crimes. >> mary is providing the information, so she is manipulating. >> reporter: mary lynch has been fired and finishes convicted the da said she'll lose her pension and have to repay all the money. in media chad perdelli channel 6 "action news." >> a north jersey teacher is in trouble after she asked her
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third grade students to write get well letters to convicted cop killer, mumia abu jamal marilyn zuniga has been suspended without pay. the letters were delivered to the inmate who is serving a life sentence for killing police officer daniel faulkner back in 1981. >> year learning new information about an alleged terror plot targeting a military base. the suspect is mentally ill and acting strangely before his arrest. else accused of planning a suicide bomb attack the for fort reilly. he was arrested while trying to place a 1,000-pound bottom outside the army post. president obama and cuban
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president raul castro are making history. they greeted each other last night and shook handles. shook hands. >> i am proud to be with you at this first ever official gathering of civil society leaders at the summit of the america's. i'm pleased to have cuba represented at this summit for the very first time. obama and castro will meet face-to-face, the historic gathering gives chance to boost momentum in an effort to restore normal relations. president obama may nowbs his -- announce his decision to remove cuba from state sponsor of terrorism. the race for 2016 is officially about to heat up. hillary clinton will announce her bid for the white house via social media. >> this morning hillary clinton campaign is clear for takeoff.
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she filmed other presidential campaign announcement video the big reveal ready to hit social media on sunday. clinton playing could i -- coy for months about whether she would run. >> don't you some day want to see a woman president of the united states of america? >> reporter: from former first lady to senator to presidential concerned losing to practice -- barack obama in 2008 becoming a secretary of state a resume without controversy from benghazi to e-mail gate. >> looking back it would be better to use two separate phones and two e-mail accounts. >> reporter: now the overwhelming favorite for the democratic nomination and historic first a woman in the oval office. clinton releasing a newelog
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in her new book as daughter chelsea graces the cover of elle magazine. but first the campaign trail first stop iowa. that was abc is a -- celia vega reporting. the mayor is taking part in the 8th philly spring cleanup. the community service project takes place at hundreds of locations across the country. there's much more to come on "action news" saturday morning. the deadline for taxes is days away. coming up just to make sure your return is not rejected. fans take a look, thousands of pairs ever pajamas being
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recalled. >> reporter: probably not a good day for a round of golf we're seeing gusts as high as 28 and 22 miles per hour. for everybody else it's a fabulous forecast for you, i'll have the accuweather call when we come right back.
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in ohio have a giant task on their hands this weekend. they are tasked to move this bolder that came crashing down on the highway during a rock slide yesterday. it is blocking the westbound lanes. the state department of transportation issued an emergency declaration to get it moved. crews plan to work through the weekend to clear that up. >> reporter: don't think a jack hammer is going to do the trick. >> reporter: that thing is like three or four houses. storm tracker 6 live double scan nothing going on, we have a clear day for a change. over the last couple of days we have not seen that much rain, it's been cloudy and patchy drizzle, and miserable over the last 72 hours. this is the view in center city. shades of blue, just a few puffy cumulus clouds and gusty breeze. 58 degrees presently in philadelphia. winds out of the west/northwest
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at 22 miles per hour. atlantic city still holding on to the cloud deck but that is racing east and out to sea. 56 degrees at the airport. winds out of the west at 9 miles per hour. our northwestern suburbs and chester county you can see the clouds starting to building again, 53 degrees outs there with the wind out of the northwest at 24 miles per hour, gusting as high as 30 miles per hour. so all in all we should see a lot of sunshine today. blue skies, just a few cumulus clouds from time to time. temperatures in the 60s and gusty breeze. 58 for philadelphia. wilmington, 57. dover, 57 and millville 55. winds, again gusting anywhere from 25 to as high as 32 miles per hour and we're going to see this just about all day long. gusty today tomorrow that wind dissipates and the winds relax they go completely calm. sunday is a nice and quiet day. satellite and radar that's what's left of the cloud cover we've been stuck with since tuesday afternoon. high pressure to the west that
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will be pulling east that means blue skies today and tomorrow. monday, we start out with sunshine and clouds out here increase, a couple of showers move in as we get into monday night and tuesday morning. as far as huge weather we have a few areas of weather over us. this cold front works off the front range of the rockies it will pull east. that same front that brings the severe weather to the folks out there, that triggers showers early tuesday morning. with the exception of that the next time several days are nice and quiet. future tracker 6 maybe a few clouds in the afternoon. breezy, sunny skies temperatures in the low 60s. tomorrow morning sunshine, a little bit chilly temperatures in the 40s by afternoon look at this, we're close to 70 degrees. that's going to to feel fantastic. the idea for monday, we'll start
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out with sun increased clouds and showers after midnight into tuesday morning. mostly sunny, cool breeze, reading, 59, philadelphia, 62. atlantic city, 57. dover, 63, cape may 60 degrees. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast 68 degrees sunny abbey mild sunday. phillies game today and tomorrow temperatures will cooperate it will not be nearly as chilly as its been. sun to clouds monday, 72. tuesday the morning shower, otherwise clouds and sunshine. we're up to 68 degrees. wednesday and thursday nice and quiet. 67 both days, friday, lots of clouds expected with showers during the afternoon. that's not a wash and we're up to 68 degrees. improving. >> overly this is not temperatures people can complain about. >> reporter: no this is a nice break. >> do you have to pay uncle sam it may help to easily the pain
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that the obamas are paying, too. they grossed over 496,000. the president's 395,000. they paid 93,000 in federal income taxes they donated 15% of their income to two dozen different charities and paid $22,000 in state taxes to illinois. the obama's home state. a woman in colorado got a staggering tax bill. joys bucksman saw this on the internal revenue service website more than $43 million due. >> that's insane, i have never seen that much money in all my friends together and i couldn't come up with something like that. >> the irs said it was a computer glitch. she refreshed her screen, but the 43 million is still there. they say vowing to take the bill to the irs in person.
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>> thousands of sets of children's pajamas have been recalled because of burn injuries. they do not meet the federal flammable standards. one is a racing pajama. the company is offering a credit toward another purchase. time is ticking to file your taxes from math to spelling to ruches it's not hard to make a -- reductions, it's not hard to make a mistake. >> reporter: when it comes to tax 101, the little things can cost the most. typos and bad numbers get your returns rejected. the most common tax mistake messing up social security numbers. >> people are not claim
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deductions for which they qualify or using credits available to them. >> reporter: more can save money if they itemize. for credits here two important options. the american opportunity credit is good for anyone in the first two years of post secondary education worth up to $2,500. earned income tax credit worth more than 6 gand for a family with -- grand for a family with more than children there are a few exceptions, tbrample claiming mile -- examples, claiming mileage on your car. going to a meeting in the middle of the day, you can claim the miles from the office to the meeting location and back, see
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it's worth it to double check. rebecca jarvis, abc news. >> if you missed something on the first go around, remember you can file an amended runner up to 3 years after you file. the apple watch is finally here. apple began taking orders yesterday on the website and apple store apps. the retail stores are meant for customers who are not sure which watch band or case they want. the luxury edition can cost $17,000. we talked to our doctors about treatment with xarelto®. me, when i had a blood clot in my leg that could have traveled to my lungs. that's why i took xarelto®, too. xarelto® is proven to treat and help reduce the risk of
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>> sky6 live hd taking a live look for us on this saturday morning over atlantic city. it is 57 degrees outside right now. 9:25 in sports the phillies come back to beat washington, jeff skeverski has that and goalie controversy. >> reporter: the also -- the phillies are among the worst hitting teams in baseball. ryan sandberg windchills things up. ryan howard is on the bench. the nats well, they are wasting no time getting their first hit. jerome williams gives up the lead off homer. that's all williams allows in 6 innings. down 1 hernandez pinch hitting here comes cameron he stays phillies take a 2-1 lead.
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freddie galvis bases load. 3 more hits last night. phillies win 4-1 in front of the smallest crowd ever in the history of citizens bank park. cole hamels is on the mound later tonight. flyers finish up the season against on on ottawa vinnie is out after suffering a concussion during would have his two fights thursday, he has a career low 8 goals. go figure we have a goalie controversy in town, it's a drama in goal for the union. high stake keeper in the game is out in favor of john mccarthy who started north catholic high and la salle. he will make his mls debut later
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today. >> it's indescribable. a lot of energy and good positive vibes people telling me to really enjoy the game and that's what i plan to do enjoy the game and do whatever it takes to win. >> the union will look for the first within, mccarthy will have 200 friends and family on hand since he bought up all the tickets. you can see the game on 6abc coverage starts at 3:30. sixers are out in detroit nerlens noel is out with a sprain. there's much more coming up this morning including "shelter me rescue of the week." >> reporter: i'm matt o'donnell coming up on "shelter me rescue of the week," you'll learn about snoopy woodstock charlie brown not leslie. plus a check of the exclusive accuwether seven-day forecast, with meteorologist
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chris sowers when "action news" saturday at 9:00 a.m. continues.
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>> happening now on "action news" saturday at 9:00 a.m., the search for suspects continue after a vicious assault on a homeless man is caught on camera. a 4-year-old boy is in the hospital after being hit by a philadelphia police cruiser. residents of an illinois town ravaged by tornados returns
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home to see what is still left. first up, let's turn to chris sowers and our forecast, lots of sunshine out there. >> reporter: lots of sunshine, but the winds are starting to pick up, right now we're seeing gusts as high as 32 miles per hour. the fact that we have sunshine and warmer temperatures will make it feel better, but the winds will cool things off. you'll need something with sleeves. 54 in pottstown at this hour. 53 in coatsville, 53 in saint davids. chester and center city, both locations closing in on 60 degrees. cinnaminson, 56. glassboro, 53. smyrna, 60. buena, 55. gandys beach 58 degrees at this 9:00 a.m. hour. there's the current wind speeds in philadelphia, 22 miles per hour out of the northwest. reading, 24, lancaster, 22. as you can see we'll be dealing with the gusty winds all day long. now the good news as high
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pressure pulls east over the next 24 hours those winds will begin to relax. tomorrow is a tranquil warm day with temperatures close to 7 on. today is nice, tomorrow is better. if you're heading to ppl park, the union taking on nyfc4:00 p.m. start time. weather will cooperate sunshine along with passing clouds, milder 61 degrees. by the time they get this game going own 58 degrees by the 90th minute. so again overall looks like a nice weekend. we'll see how long the weather last in the seven day when i see you in ten minutes. eva? >> thanks, chris. new at 9:00 a.m. flames forced a family out of their home in cherry hill new jersey. firefighters needed 15 minutes to put the blaze out on shepherd road. everybody is okay. investigators are trying to piece together where the fire started and what sparked it. philadelphia police need
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your help tracking down the people involved in a brutal attack at a gas station. surveil evens video shows seven people viciously attacking a homeless man. two women are in custody and the search continues for the others involved. dann cuellar has the details. >> reporter: police say this began earlier when a 10-year-old boy went home and told his mom a homeless man at the gas station hit him as they argued who was going to pump customer's gas for spare change. surveillance footage shows no evidence that the 5 #-year-old ever hit the kid the mother and the group went to the gas station and pummeled the guy. police say it was tuesday night around 7:00 p.m. a homeless man is standings outside a gas station. honda pulls up, 7 people jump out of the van they attack the man, kick and punch him. the boy's mother repeatedly struck the man on the head with a rocking chair leg until it
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broke. others struck him with hammers and objects. before they left one of the women took the boy over to see the victim and see what they did to him. >> the male is in critical condition, we're not sure he will make it or not. it is very tragic. >> reporter: one of the assailants maced one of other cohorts and decided to drive to einstein to have her eyes flushed. the police were there working on the case. >> further investigation revealed they say individuals were involved in the assault. >> reporter: two were arrested we took the video back to the gas station to see if people could identify the others. >> oh,man, that's messed up. >> that's messed up. >> seven people. look that lady has a hammer. that's messed up. >> that's unimaginable. that's crazy. it's sad. >> unfortunately that's become
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a way of things in the ghetto that's how we do it now there's no respect for people. that's messed up. police have recovered the car in question, they are questioning the others hoping to learn the identities of the five others involved. police thing they may be relatives or friends. if you have information on their identities call police, at northwest detectives, dann cuellar channel 6 "action news." >> trenton police have made three arrests in the brutal beating of two new jersey sisters caught on tape. the suspects are juveniles. we first showed you the video on wednesday of the attack at greg grant park. one of the teenage victims had to get a dozen stitches. three people, two teenage girls and 12-year-old boy were arrested and charge in the attack. officials identified others in the video and expect to make more arrests. philadelphia are investigate an incident involving one of their own a police cruiser hit a 4-year-old
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boy in the mayfair section. this happened at 8:00 p.m. on the 6300 block of leonard street. the boy is being treated at st. christopher's hospital for children. we're told his injuries are serious, but not life threatening. in delaware, fire officials are looking into what sparked a deadly blaze in newark. it happened on the 600 block of old capitol trail. one woman was found dead after being trapped inside. two others were hurt including a woman who broke both ankles as she jumped from the buildings. residents of i illinois will return home after a tornado leveled the town. two people died in the destruction. the town was evacuated because the twister cut electricity. the twister was half mile wild and stayed on the ground for 15
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to 20 miles per hour. the survivors are telling their story. >> our neighbor across the away his house was hardly at all damage. and then you look over there and there's nothing. it's leveled. >> as i opened the door to the back of the house, it was as if somebody had a giant vacuum cleaner and trying to as you can the air out. took my -- as you s up ck the air out. >> it spun off into two tornados they traveled across 50 miles. a professional soccer player said a passenger on an air canada flight tried to stranding -- stranding -- strangle him. the soccer player was interviewed by a report who was sitting nearby. >> he jumped on me --
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>> reporter: did he say anything to you? >> he said we were here to kill him. >> hey hey whoa! >> the fbi removed the suspect from the flight after the landed. he was scheduled for a mental evaluation. a political firestorm is brewing in colwyn, delaware county, the borough manager took a dramatic stand by locking herself inside the borough office hours after the council voted to fire her. kenneth moten has more on the showdown. >> reporter: there's a tough workweek and then there's the one that paula brown had. she walked out of the borough hall unsure finishes was still manager. she locked herself up after political gamesmanship at a meeting. mayor stands with brown said he
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is considering declaring a state of emergency. >> people elected us to do a job. not to see this borough get sunk again. >> reporter: in 20004, the then mayor of darby borough locked herself in the office during the fight with the town's police chief. this time brown won't exit because she said she is protecting financial records. she alleged past an present council members have misused taxpayers dollars. >> i'm not trying to extort anybody. things have to change. the state said cut spending and stop the nonsense at the meeting. and that's what we're trying to do. >> friday morning delaware county detectives seized more boxes of financial records. district attorney said he is aware of many issues with colwyn and they are still under investigation. brown has a message for the da.
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>> please, hurry up and do what needs to be done. >> reporter: monday council is expected to have a closed door executive session to discuss the borough manager position. not only will brown be there she will be working here this weekend taking care of business. kenneth moten channel 6 "action news." >> much more to come on "action news" saturday morning at 9:00 a.m. in "healthcheck" a new warning about listeria. people around the county are being sickened with the dangerous bacteria. the. lots of charges smart phone in one minute's time. researchers say it's not only possible, but safer. we'll get a check of the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast when "action news" returns.
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>> imagine being able to charge your smart phone in 60 seconds. researchers at stamford university have come up with a way to do it. they created an aluminum battery that will power a cell phone in one minute. it's faster and safer and cheaper. most cell phone use lithium ion batteries that can catch fire. it's still being developed but it's a great start. especially for those of us who kill our batteries on things likeerescope.
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>> reporter: those of you who look at the center city skyline. you'll enjoy today. if you're sick and tired of all the cloud cover and drizzle and showers. we have a nice weekend coming up. we have blue skies today and tomorrow and milder temperatures. the only downfall you see the camera shaking around a little bit be we'll have a gusty breeze this afternoon, other than that it should be enjoyable. tuesday was not that bad, we were 8 degrees above the normal high, which is 62 degrees, wednesday and thursday we were 20 degrees below normal and yesterday we were only five degrees below normal, but the high of 57 came late in the day most of the time we were stuck in the 40s and low 50s we're on the right start trenton, 56. wilmington, 57. reading, 53. allentown, 52. the winds are picking up in the northwesterly. northwesterly breeze there's couple of things one it dries
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things out which we're seeing now. two it's a chilly breeze it will make the low 60s feel like the 50s. come sunday the winds diminish and sunday is fantastic. satellite and radar there's the leading edge of that high pressure system that's in the process of working its way in. see this little pocket right here nothing going on that's the high. as that pulls east that's our weather over the next 72 hours. once we get past today's gusty breeze, nice and quite. a tranquil forecast for a change. breezy today, high pressure in control. tomorrow we lose the wind. the high is over top of us, the breezes shift aloft you get 5,000 feet the direction is out of the southwest that warms us up nicely for sunday. monday we may see temperatures in the 70s. future tracker 6 low 60s today. not much in the way of cloud cover or drizzle or anything
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like that. it look good. tomorrow morning upper 40s low 50s, by afternoon, the winds are calm lots of sunshine closing in on 70 degrees by 3:00 p.m. or 4:00 p.m. sunday. 62 today mostly sunny breezy, constanlts -- constantly wind speeds of 15 or 20 miles per hour. overnight tonight 30 degrees outlying suburbs, 42 center city. citizens bank park, final an enjoyable baseball game. 58 degrees by the first pitch 9th inning, 52. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, nice and quite over the next few days, 62 today, 68 tomorrow. 72 as we get into monday. sunshine fading behind increasing clouds, a cold front that could trigger severe weather across the high plains today that marches east, tuesday
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morning it brings us showers, by afternoon it clears and then the rest of the seven day looks already. maybe a few showers by friday, that's a weak system at this point irrelevant doesn't look like a watch. last week miserable, this week a lot better. >> it's pay back. this week our "shelter me rescue of the week" winner may ring a bell because we have featured them before, the animal welfare association of new jersey is still going strong three years later, matt o'donnell has their story. >> reporter: awa's mission statement to improvement lives of animals and people. >> we bring together animals and people. >> we work hard to make the pet parents a good other than and make a great match. >> reporter: oncement confess are answered this no kill shelter builds a bond with
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animal an owner. >> we'll support you through adoption to veterinary care and to the time you have to say goodbye to your pets. >> reporter: this is buster. >> he is loveable. >> reporter: five-year-old jake was adopted but returned when the other than became i will. buck is a 9-year-old sweetheart who is a awa seniors for seniors program. >> if you're a senior you can get a free a.i. adoption. >> reporter: chowder is a kind special needs kitty he walks with a wobble.uton is on the shy side and this is snoopy a house broken
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and a nice pet. you can vote for your favorite shelter or add a rescue group to the list by going to the "shelter me rescue of the week" of the "action news" facebook page we'll feature the top vote getter next saturday morning on "action news." with snoopy, i'm matt o'donnell channel 6 "action news."
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>> good morning to you on this saturday, sky6 live hd our temple university camera taking a look at the tennis course, look what a difference a couple of hours make. now it's full of people playing tennis, all kinds of people out there to play with at this hour. here's a look at what's happening in and around delaware valley this weekend. the northwest raiders football team will celebrate the national championship win with the parade today. it kicks off at noon followed by a ceremony at 1:30.
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the parade begins at wayne and cheltenham avenues and ends at the rec center in germantown. time for teens at the free library. jason richardson 2014 geek of the year winner the event is free at the free library on vine street from 1:41 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. day goodbye to tax season and welcome the warmer weather at doodah parade from asbury avenue from 6th to 12th street and up to the boardwalk and ending at the music pier. for the second time in the past week listeria has led to a food recall. health officials say a popular type of humus may be containing
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the listeria. >> reporter: listeria is a bacteria and in most caseses it won't affect healthy people, but could cause life threatening illness for some people. >> people who are very young or old or compromised immune system like if you're a cancer patient or pregnant, because they are more at at risk. >> reporter: it's spread by eating contaminated food. uncooked foods are most at risk. there's no evidence that it made anyone sick, but 8 people in texas and kansas got sick by bluebell ice cream contaminated with listeria. out of the 8, 3 died. now it seems like it could have been contaminated several years ago. they have expanded the recalls
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and two plants have been shut down. the cdc is investigating. ali gorman channel 6 "action news." a radnor township school district has reported 8 cases of whopping cough in the past two months. officials say they stepped up daily cleaning and disinfecting in an attempt to block any further spread of the disease. up next, meteorologist chris sowers will take a final look at the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. stay with us, we'll be right back.
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>> well, let's get a last check. weather. all right it's looking good, lots of sunshine out there. it will put everybody in a happy mood.
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today we'll top out at 62. tomorrow 68. big difference between today and tomorrow, today there will be a gusty breeze, tomorrow the winds relax, today we see gusts as high as 25 miles per hour. sunday, clouds roll in quickly 72 degrees monday afternoon showers, sunny and 68. >> someone on -- asked if you've ever said showers instead of my brother and i used to which the plastic lifesavers and we used to play with them. >> luke i am your father. >> i love how the kid did that. the temple band played some of the songs from stars a worse.
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announcer: "jack hanna's wild countdown" is sponsored by nationwide. jack: hi, everybody, i'm jack hanna, coming to you from my the mellow mammals and relaxed reptiles? wes: if you actually pet her long enough she starts to fall asleep. jack: and today we're chilling out with creatures that know how to take their time. jim: she's not sleeping, she's just slow-moving. jack: up in the trees... sue: is he looking at you? oh, he is. jack: underwater... sue: it looks like a starfish! johnny: it is a starfish, but different kind altogether.
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